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Summary Information: LCX

LCX: LCX is the acronym and a frequently used term for the left circumflex artery. The LCX supplies the heart, or myocardium, with blood. The chambers of the heart need a large supply of freshly oxygenated blood to function properly and effectively pump blood to the rest of organs and areas of the body. Blood flows from the heart into the aorta into the left coronary artery, which branches into the left anterior descending artery and the LCX. Blood further flows from the LCX into arterial branches and coronary capillaries, where oxygen is released into the heart muscle, or myocardium.

Conditions that afflict the LCX include myocardial infarction, heart disease, angina, cardiac arrest, hypertension and atherosclerosis.

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Other Names: LCX

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